November 10th, 2017

20 Questions with Jack Schrepferman

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Jack Schrepferman
Jack Schrepferman plays soccer for St. Xavier / photo provided by Schrepferman family

On a weekly basis, Louisville Catholic Sports posts the Sullivan “20 Questions” feature that highlights a high school student-athlete in the local Catholic high school community. If there is a specific athlete that you’d like to know more about, email future suggestions to

Name: Jack Schrepferman

Age: 17

Current school: Saint Xavier High School

Current Sports playing: Soccer

Parish/grade school attended: Holy Trinity Parish School

High school GPA (optional): 4.19

Colleges considering or attending: Villanova University, University of Dayton, Xavier University, Centre College, and DePauw University.

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Bringing the soccer state championship trophy back to Saint X with my brothers.  

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? My ideal meal before a game is a bowl of cream of chicken and wild rice soup and a half of the frontega chicken Panini from Panera.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? "The Boys Are Back In Town" - Thin Lizzy

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Eden Hazard because he is so creative on the field and is great at finishing and putting his teammates in a position to score.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? "Oh yes, the past can hurt. But, you can either run from it, or learn from it." - The Lion King

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? I think its helped me realize how thankful I am for how I have progressed in soccer throughout my life and motivates me to work hard to show God how thankful I am for what he has done for me.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Spongebob Squarepants

8. All-time favorite board game? Monopoly

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? iPhone and my favorite app is twitter

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Momma's Mustard, Pickles, and BBQ.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? The Amazing Race

12. What is your greatest fear? Losing someone I love.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Empathy

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Flamin' Hot Cheetos

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 10 p.m. . because I'm usually done with my homework at this time and I can just relax, watch some Netflix, and then go to bed.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Shep, it's my dad and uncle's nickname and was sort of passed down to me.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? My favorite place to volunteer is at S.C.O.R.E. Louisville, which is an organization my good friend and teammate Andrew Klem and I started in which we welcome refugees to the Louisville area by playing soccer with them at the ESL Newcomer Academy downtown.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I am really good with numbers in my head.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? I would travel back in time to see Muhammad Ali fight live.

20. If you could pick one person, dead or alive, and ask them just one question that they had to answer honestly, who would you pick and what would you ask? I would ask OJ Simpson if he did it. 


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